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  • IGG probes Amuru Local Council Official Over Forged Academic Paper

    The Inspectorate General of Government (IGG) is investigating Wilfred Odiya Baguma, the Chairperson Local Council III of Atiak Sub County in Amuru district for allegedly forging academic papers to access a government job. IGG launched the investigation into Baguma’s papers after a tip- off from unnamed whistle-blower. In her letter dated November 15, 2018, and […]

  • Lawyer Faces Murder Charges Over Retired Doctor’s Death

    Police in Gulu have charged a lawyer with murder over the death of a retired medical doctor in road accident. Victor Komakech, 38, was arrested on March 8, 2019 after he reportedly knocked death Dr Charles Omona Otto, a pathologist, in hit and run accident. Komakech has been held at Gulu Central Police Station for […]

  • MP Defends Dominic Ongwen at ICC

    By Tom Maliti International Justice Monitor A Ugandan member of parliament told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that former abductees of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) he spoke to did not name Dominic Ongwen as one of the LRA commanders active in the eastern Uganda region of Teso 15 years ago. Julius Ochen, member of […]

  • Weather forecast report leaves farmers in Acholi confused

    A recently released weather forecast report by Uganda National Metrological Authority (UNMA) has left dozens of small-scale commercial farmers in Acholi sub region confused. According to the report released on February 25, rain was expected in the districts of Gulu, Nwoya, Lamwo, Kitgum and Arua by mid- March. Like other districts in Central Northern parts […]

  • Stray Lions Invade Amuru, Gulu Districts, Kill 11 cattle

    Stray lions have invaded the districts of Amuru and Gulu killing at least 11 cattle and leaving residents in panic, local leaders have reported. The lions reportedly invaded the villages of Ogom Raa and Palulu in Okidi Parish, Atiak Sub-county in Amuru district where they killed nine cattle two weeks ago.  The lions reportedly also […]

  • Gulu Leaders Ban Commercial Tree Cutting

    Gulu District security committee has imposed a ban on commercial tree cutting following rampant tree cutting leading to depletion of natural forests in the district. The decision was reached after Gulu and other districts in Acholi sub region registered increasing cases of indiscriminate tree cutting by commercial charcoal dealers mostly from the central region. Several […]

  • Omoro Driver In Trouble Over Using Ambulance To Carry Bricks

    Courtesy Photo A driver attached to Omoro district health department has landed himself in trouble for using an ambulance to ferry bricks to a construction site. Goddy Otto was photographed on Friday last week at Lapinyoloyo village in Koro Sub County, Omoro district loading an ambulance registration number UG 3506M with dozens of bricks. Locals […]

  • Gulu To Embark On Mass Immunisation Against HPV virus

    Gulu is to embark on mass immunization against Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) to protect young girls against cancer of the cervix. Rose Okilangole, the Assistant District Health Inspector said on Friday last week that exercise will kick-off in April and will run for a month. Okilangole said girls who are in school will be targeted […]

  • Brig Okoya’s murder: Rival Clans Reconcile 48 years later

    For close to five decades the question of who murdered Brig Pierrino Okoya has been a subject of much speculation and debate. But now that appears to have been cleared, if a recent reconciliation ceremony between the Pukwani and Palaro is anything to go by. The late Brig Pierrino Okoya was from Palaro in Gulu […]

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